Tuscalooa Recovering Funding

Tuscaloosa Recovery Funding
12:23 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

Tuscaloosa Paid $5.89 Million In Recovery Funding

Tuscaloosa city officials say the Federal Emergency Management Agency has so far paid $5.89 million to help the city recover from the April 2011 tornado.
Credit Butch Dill / AP

Tuscaloosa city officials say the Federal Emergency Management Agency has so far paid $5.89 million to help the city recover from the April 2011 tornado.

While officials say they wish the FEMA storm expense reimbursements, which totals $10.5 million, were being paid more quickly, Mayor Walt Maddox told the Tuscaloosa News city leaders understand federal budget cuts and the government shutdown likely had an impact on the payment timeline.

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